CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago’s South side will soon be home to a brand new, indoor track. It will be the first of its kind in the city.

The $28 million facility will feature a multi-level, six lane track, sprint lanes, as well as long and high jump spaces.

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8th Ward Alderman Michelle Harris was there for the groundbreaking ceremony Sunday for the new venue in Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood.

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Dancers performed at the groundbreaking ceremony at Gately Park, joining city leaders to unveil plans for the new facility.

The sports facility will allow athletes to train year-round.

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The facility will also house one of the first neighborhood-based “After School Matters” programs, which provides mentors and other activities for students.